G2 Rooted, Sorta

Another day, another rooted device. Yes, you read correctly, the T-Mobile G2 has been rooted. But, before you go running to your local T-Mobile store to pick up a G2 and root it, we should point out that for now, this method doesn’t allow permanent root access. Meaning, that once the ...

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Samsung Transform to Run Stock Android, Sport a Full QWERTY?

We’ve uncovered some more info about the Samsung Transform, which was leaked last week and rumored to be headed to Sprint. A leaked Sprint training document shows that the Transform will be packing a nice 4-row QWERTY keyboard that looks very similar to that of the Epic 4G.    

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Motorola Citrus Announced, Headed for Verizon

Verizon also announced the entry-level Motorola Citrus.  The Citrus is powered by Android 2.1 and is both sleek and compact in design. Looks pretty nice for an entry-level handset.  That is all we really know now.  This news is just breaking. Anyone excited about this? Source: Engadget    

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Android Market Now Displays App Prices in Local Currency

I was browsing the Android market today when I noticed something a little strange. All the prices of paid market apps were in pounds sterling with a little ‘~’ symbol before them. It seems that whichever country the buyer is from, the market now gives you the approximate price of ...

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GetJar+ Will Set Millions of Premium Games Free, Starting with Glu Mobile!

GetJar, the world’s second largest app store, has formally announced their new GetJar+ program which will see millions of premium games and content going free for two weeks at a time.  Today is the start of a new pilot program being launched with Glu Mobile where consumers will be able to ...

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Tim Riker’s Saygus Vphone Shown Off at the Big Android BBQ

Ever think how nice it would be if the engineers and handset manufacturers actually listened to the feedback of the Android community? Ever wonder what a truly “open” phone would look like? Well, look no further than Tim Riker (Saygus) because he wants to put the Saygus Vphone in ...

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Point Inside 2.0 Brings Free Airport, Mall Maps to Android Devices

Point Inside Inc. is announcing today that the v2.0 of their “Destination Smart Map’ has arrived on Android phones.  What does this mean to you?  Well, how about free, searchable maps and directories to more than 800 of the world’s airports and shopping malls?  Point Inside ...

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Nielsen: Android is Most Popular Among Recent Smart Phone Buyers

The Nielsen Company has issued another report that shows Android’s growth continues to skyrocket.  According to their data, roughly one in three (32 percent) smart phones sold over the last six months were powered by Android.  Apple’s iOS  stayed practically still at 25 percent ...

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Rumor: 1.3GHz ZTE Phone Coming to Verizon

Late yesterday afternoon, the Boy Genius Report posted a quick blurb that might perk up your ears. According to their sources, Chinese handset maker ZTE is rumored to be working on some high end devices for Verizon.

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AT&T Adds to Android Arsenal with Trio of Motorola Devices – Bravo, Flipside, and Flipout

AT&T has announced three new Android handsets today, each coming from Motorola. Dubbed the Flipout, Bravo, and Flipside, they are each Android 2.1 phones with the latest release of MOTOBLUR user experience. And keeping with Motorola's track record, the phones carry unique form factors not ...

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LG Scraps Android 2.2 Tablet Plans

South Korean handset maker LG Electronics Inc said yesterday that they were calling off plans to launch an Android 2.2 tablet. According to an unnamed official, Android 2.2 'Froyo' is not the best platform for them to launch their first tablet on.

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Skype for Android Rolls Out to All 2.1+ Devices

Big news for Skype and Android users today as the service rolls out to anyone running 2.1 or higher on their handset. No longer exclusive to Verizon, it's now available to roughly 3 in 4 phones.

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Virgin Mobile Launches Samsung Intercept at Target Stores Nationwide

Virgin Mobile officially announced the availability and pricing of the Samsung Intercept today.  The Intercept will retail at Target Stores for a $249.99 price tag and should make it out to other retailers by mid-October. Hit the jump for the full press release.    

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HTC EVO 4G Lands on Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

One of the hottest handsets of the year, the HTC EVO 4G, is being recognized by Popular Mechanics as being one of the breakthrough devices for 2010.  Touted as a product that “truly moves society forward”, the Sprint phone lands on the list because of its ability to act as a mobile ...

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G2 Now on Sale at Radio Shack, $149.99 on 2-Year Contract

Boom! Radio Shack now has your G2 for sale!  Staying true to it’s word about being the first to have the T-Mobile G2 for sale, Radio Shack now has the phone for you to purchase.  I just called my local Radio Shack in Albany, NY and they have five in stock! Anybody try their local... Read More